# How do we represent the reduction of #"dichromate"# to #Cr^(3+)#?

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Aug 31, 2017

#### Answer:

We gots a formal reduction of

#### Explanation:

And as always we represent the reduction by conserving mass and charge, and introducing electrons as particles of convenience.....

And thus....

Charge is balanced, and mass is balanced, so tick....

And what would we see in such a reduction? Orange-red dichromate is reduced to the green chromic ion.....